Business

Drought tosses Auburn Home Show attendees, exhibitors new challenges

Drought across California is changing the focus of many of the contractors who do business at the Auburn Home Show. The fall version of the twice-a-year home show at the Gold Coun ...

Auburn senior center eyes move

With a deadline approaching to leave its North Auburn location, the Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center looks like it has found a new home. Senior Center board president Eric Hill s ...

Placer County jobless rate dropping

Placer County joined the region in recording August jobless numbers that were down from the month before. August hiring heated up, with California Economic Development Division fi ...

Caltrans girds for some heavy lifting on Interstate 80 near Colfax

Target time to start lifting the 1.88-million-pound Magra Road overpass and the accompanying closure of a lengthy stretch of Interstate 80 is set for 11 p.m. Tuesday. Part of a $3 ...

New committee to look at Placer County Fair options

Top officials for Auburn’s Gold Country Fair are not committing support for the idea of moving the 2014 Placer County Fair there from Roseville. But they’re also not c ...

Harvey Roper remembered for community service

Community and business leader Harvey Roper will be remembered Sunday with a celebration of his life in Auburn. Roper, 58, died Friday during a bow-hunting trip to Idaho. The cele ...

Bitcoin cyber blackmailers strike Colfax pizzeria

A Colfax pizza eatery has weathered a cyber blackmail attempt that froze its files and demanded payment in bitcoins. Pizzaiolo Wood-Fired Pizza owner Pete Lostritto said he decide ...

Placer County Fair moving from Roseville to Auburn?

While the future of Roseville’s troubled Placer County Fair is uncertain, two Placer County supervisors are discussing the possibility of moving the fair to Auburn in 2015. ...

Big fun, small joys of Gold Country Fair return to Auburn

The Gold Country Fair is back, a four-day annual celebration at the summer’s end that draws tens of thousands to Auburn’s fairgrounds on High Street. While fairgoers w ...

Placer County has new rules for community centers

Placer County is clearing the way to develop community center projects in rural areas again. But it’s also providing new rules to control use of private access roads shared ...